Quick | Easy Potato Patties Recipe

Hi Everyone,

Aloo patties  with crisp outside soft inside is a real treat to taste buds at anytime. Make this aloo patties by following the step by step pictures recipe. 


 SERVES : 1-2                       PREP & COOK TIME : 12-16 MIN


  • Potatoes/aloo                           –     2 (medium size)
  • Green Chillies                         –      2-3
  • Ginger, Garlic paste               –    2 tsp
  • Gram Flour                              –      3-4 tsp
  • Cumin                                        –     1 tsp
  • Corn flour                                 –      2 tsp
  • Asafoetida                                –      pinch
  • Red chilli powder                   –      1/2 tsp
  • Ajwain/carom seed                –     1/2 tbsp
  • fennel/sauf seeds                    –     1/2 tsp
  • Lemon( optional )
  • Coriander leaves
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil For  shallow frying


STEP 1 :   Grate the potatoes and squeeze out excess water. Add Green chillies, coriander, ajwain, cumin,fennel/sauf seeds and mix well.


STEP 2 :  Now add besan/gram flour, salt, red chilli powder, corn flour, Lemon juice(optional ) mix very well.


STEP 3 :  Heat non stick flat pan. Shape into flat patty shapes on the palm of your hand. shallow fry  and cook until bottom surface  turn golden brown.


STEP 4 :   Turn over and fry the other side of patties.  Once done , then drain the patties on paper towels to remove excess oil.


STEP 5 :  Serve the patties hot with ketchup. Best for kids snack.



Coconut Cookies Recipe | Step by Step With Pictures

Hi Everyone ,

Today I bring you my best Fresh homemade  Coconut Cookies are very crunchy and melt in your mouth. Try making Coconut Cookies today for tea. Kids and elders will love this treat.


SERVES : UPTO 45-50               PREP TIME : 25-30 MIN        COOK TIME : 10-15


  • all purpose flour                      –   2 cup (200 grams)
  • sugar powder                           –    1 cup
  • butter(normal temp)              –     1 cup
  • coconut (Grated)                     –     1 1/2 cup
  • Vanilla essence                        – Few drops
  •  baking powder                        –   1/2 tsp
  • Water / milk                              –    4-5 tsp
  • Cashew nuts (powder)           –    1 tsp


Step 1 :   Add All purpose flour, baking powder and dry ingredients are ready.


Step 2 :  Combine the butter and powdered sugar in a food processor/Mixer Grander and mix well.


Step 3 :  Add the grated coconut and mix well. which shown in below image.


Step 4 :   Now add the mix dry ingredients, vanilla essence, water/milk,Cashew nuts powder  and knead the dough which shown in below image.


Step 5 :  Make dough roll which is shown below and Keep the dough in refrigerator for 25-30 min.


Step 6 :  Take it out of the refrigerator and cut in shape. Arranging the cookies in whatever shape you prefer. Bake the cookies in a pre-heated oven at 180°c (360°f) for 10 -15 minutes.


Step 7 :   Allow the cookies to cool completely. Enjoy Eggless coconut cookies. 






Namkeen Papdi/Puri Recipe

During festive season like Diwali or Holi we always try to make sweets and snacks at home. Homemade snacks has its own flavour and is different from readymade ones available in market. The recipe that I have shown here Masala Puri is one of the simplest snack dishes. The ingredients are already there in your kitchen. You can store it for 15 to 20 days. These crunchy and crispy papdi  goes really well with a cup of tea.


TOTAL TIME : 30-40 min                 SERVES :  7-8


  • whole wheat flour                      –         1 cup
  • all purpose flour                         –         1 cup
  • gram flour                                     –         1/2 cup
  • cumin/jeera seeds                       –         1/2 tsp
  • fennel/sauf seeds                        –          1/2 tsp
  • carom/ajwain seeds                    –         1/2 tsp
  • chilli powder                                 –         1 tsp
  • turmeric powder                          –          1/2 tsp
  • oil                                                     –         3 tsp
  • salt to taste
  • chopped coriander leaves
  • Oil for deep  frying
  • Water as required


STEP 1 :  Take mixing bowl and add whole wheat flour, all purpose flour, gram flour, cumin seeds,fennel seeds,carom seeds, chilli powder, turmeric powder, oil, salt, mix well.

STEP 2 :  Add in chopped coriander leaves and Mix well all the ingredients together and by adding little water at time knead stiff dough. Use only as much water as required. Once the dough is kneaded keep aside for 5-10 minutes to rest.

STEP 3  :  knead again and then divide the dough into 2 equal balls.  Roll dough ball thin and using cookie cutter,cut different shapes. remove the extra rolled dough and use to make the rest of the papdis. 

STEP 4 :   Heat oil in pan. slid papdi in hot oil and fry them till golden. Drain the fried papas on paper towels to remove excess oil.

STEP 5 :   Once papdi are cooled, store them in an tight container. Enjoy namkeen papdi.




Beetroot Burfi Recipe

Hi All,

Today’s Recipe is the popular Beetroot Barfi/Burfi. Burfi/ Barfi is so delicately soft and elegant to serve on your sweet festive table. It is very nutritious and healthy. Excellent for kids who are usually not found of beetroot. So, Here is step by step Recipe with pictures .



Prep. & Cooking Time : 30 -40 Min                Serves : 2 -3 

  • Beetroot                      –    2 ( 2  small bowl grated )
  •  Coconut                      –    1  small bowl grated
  • Sugar                            –    1 small bowl (for less sweet use half bowl)
  • Ghee                             –    2-3 tsp
  • Cashews, Almond
  • Cardamom powder   –   1/2 tsp 

Method Step By Step Pictures : 

Step 1  :  Heat Ghee in a pan. Add grated beetroot , coconut and mix very well. Saute till raw smell leaves,this will take at least 10-12 mins in low flame.

Step 2  :   Now add sugar and keep mixing. Sugar will melt and it will get thick.

Step  3 :    Add Nuts, Cardamom powder and Keep stirring continuously in low flame, it will start to bubble at the edges.

Step 4  :   Keep stirring  for more min and once it is thick and starts to leave little dry this is the perfect stage,Transfer the mixture to the tray.  (Grease a plate/tray with ghee)

Step 5  :  Let it set, cut it into squares. Enjoy Beetroot Burfi/Barfi !



Eggless Cookies Recipe Using Pressure Cooker


Cookies are also a wonderful jar snack to have at home and sudden hunger pangs. Nothing much to say about these cookies – just give them a try and enjoy a super moist, chewy cookies with the right amount of sweetness. Loaded with dry fruits these cookies will just melt in your mouth and your will get the taste of yummy bakery style cookies all homemade. Here is Step by step pictures of  Eggless Cookies recipe.

You can also check it out Sponge cake and chocolate cake recipes using pressure cooker or without oven.


PREP TIME : 20-25 MIN       COOKING TIME : 10-15 MIN   SERVES : 2-3 


  • Butter/Ghee                                          –  1/2 Cup
  • All purpose flour/ Maida                  –  1 cup
  • Powder Sugar                                        –  1/2 cup
  • Corn Flour                                             –  1/4 cup
  • Vanilla Essence                                   –  1 tsp
  • Milk                                                         –  1 tsp
  • Cashew nut, Pistachio Chopped
  • Salt                                                          –  2 cups

Step 1 :  In mixing bowl, add  butter/ghee and Powder sugar, start beating it/cream until fluffy.

Step 2  :   Add the milk and vanilla, and mix well.


Step 3 :   Add in the Corn flour and maida/plain flour  and get your hands in to make a sticky mass of dough, just mix till combined.

Step 4 :   Cover and refrigerate freezer for 10 mins.


Step 5  :   Heat up a  pressure cooker with 2 cups salt, a wire stand and a perforated plate for 10 mins. Remove the whistle of pressure cooker..


Step 6 :  Dust your working surface with some flour and get the dough out and smooth it out. Show in below pics

Step 7 :   Make the cookies in any way, either make small portions of this and place on a baking tray or roll it out to ½ inch and cut it out using cookie cutters.

Step 8 :    Place on a baking tray or  plate lined with butter paper and sprinkle chopped  nuts and press little..

Step 9  :    Place the trays in the cooker  and bake for 15-20 mins.

Step 10 :   Let them cool in the tray and enjoy!




Cheese Balls Recipe | Cheese Potato Balls Recipe

Hi All,

Potato Cheese Balls is a perfect starter recipe and will be loved by all age groups and kids will love it for sure as it has the best combination of Potato and cheese in it.

Now let me tell you one more important thing.  If you are planning to do this, try to make it in double batches. You can have half of that instantly and half you can freeze for enjoying later. Take these balls and arrange it in a tray, put the tray in the freezer for 30 minutes until the balls get a little firm. Now transfer this to a zip lock bag and freeze it for later use. Now you have a handy snack whenever you have a cheesy cravings.



PREP & COOKING TIME : 30 MIN            SERVES : 3-5 


  • Cheese                                              –   Half cup Grated
  • Potato                                               –   3
  • Green chilli                                     –   2
  • Ginger Garlic paste                      –   1 tsp
  • Black pepper powder                  –   1/2 tsp
  • Garam Masala                               –   1/4 tsp (optional)
  • Lemon juice                                   –   1 tsp
  • Corn flour                                       –   1 1/2 tsp
  • All purpose flour                          –   1 1/2 tsp
  • Gram flour/besan                         –   1 tsp (optional)
  • Chat masala (optional)
  • Coriander leaves
  • Salt
  • Oil for frying

Step  1  :  Boil potatoes in pressure cooker and Mash the boiled potatoes in a bowl. Add Coriander leaves, ginger garlic paste, chopped green chillies, black pepper powder, salt, garam masala (optional) and mix well.

Step 2 :   Add garam flour/besan , All purpose flour, corn flour and grated cheese, lemon juice. mix very well .

Step 3 :  Make small balls from the mixture and make one tiny ball to test while frying.

Step 4 :   Heat oil, deep fry the balls in oil till golden brown. Fry in batches, I used my small pan so fried just 3-4 balls at a time. Drain in tissue paper and sprinkle some chat masala (optional) . (with a slotted spoon, turn over when the balls become golden.)

Step 5 :   Serve hot with Sauce | Chutney | Ketchup.  Enjoy !!



I can assure you that this will become the favourite snack for your Kids as well. I hope you will try this out and let me know how it came out.